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Dr. Byron Lee Cohen, 86

Dr. Byron Lee Cohen, 86

starApril 6, 2018 ~ 21 Nisan 5778

Died Friday, April 6, 2018. He was a retired veterinarian and land developer. Dr. Cohen was born in Louisville where he attended Male High School. He obtained his B.S. and D.V.M. degrees from Ohio State University. Dr. Cohen began his career in Louisville as track veterinarian at Churchill Downs, and then operated his own practice at the Hikes Point Animal Clinic for several decades. He was an US Army veteran and a member of Keneseth Israel Congregation.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Laura Cohen; and son, David Cohen.

He is survived by sons, Dr. James Cohen of Westlake, Ohio and Daniel Cohen of Fairfax, Virginia; and seven grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 11th at Herman Meyer & Son, Inc., 1338 Ellison Avenue, with burial to follow in Keneseth Israel Cemetery. Visitation will begin after 12 Noon Wednesday. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Laura K. Cohen Camp Scholarship c/o Jewish Community of Louisville, 3600 Dutchmans Lane, Louisville, KY 40205.